Inbound Logistics | June 2022

implementation is designed to reduce total miles and required assets to move freight, which reduces CO2 emissions. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Reduce energy usage NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT enVista o†ers EPA-aligned carbon emissions and sustainability reporting, analyzing shippers’ carbon footprint by mode, carrier, account, service level, and lane. The report provides insight into total transportation-based emissions, cost to o†set, and what-if modeling, revealing opportunities to reduce emissions.

NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT Estes is the first LTL carrier to participate in the 2022 inaugural pilot of Remora, a new carbon capture technology that vastly reduces the amount of CO2 a semi-truck releases into the earth’s atmosphere. It was also one of the first trucking companies to join the EPA’s SmartWay Transport Partnership in 2004. Evergreen Line Evergreen’s corporate social responsibility policy focuses on environmental protection, social commitment, ethical compliance and risk management, and sustainable procurement. Evergreen seeks to provide sustainable marine transportation services and adapts these measures in its daily operations. The company also develops and utilizes state-of-the-art technology to help safeguard marine ecology and ports. Evergreen is seeking to reduce its fleet’s CO2 emissions rate by 50% in 2030 and by 70% in 2050 from a 2008 baseline, with overall CO2 emissions reduced by 50%. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Sustainably source materials • Use scrubbers to reduce sulfide emissions NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT Evergreen practices sustainable procurement, defining and applying its supplier code of conduct to the global supply chain. It evaluates suppliers on environmental protection, regulation compliance, health, and safety.

and actively promote environmental awareness. Echo is certified in the ISO standard 14001:2015. This means that Echo’s environmental management system meets ISO’s thorough requirements. Since 2010, Echo has partnered with the EPA’s SmartWay program to measure, benchmark, and improve its environmental footprint. Echo shares its freight activity with the EPA, which tracks emissions of carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and particulate matter. Echo’s emissions scores rank above average and continue to improve over time. Internally, Echo promotes company- wide recycling e†orts, encourages employees to use public transportation when commuting, and provides sta† with health and wellness options that benefit them and the environment. GREEN INITIATIVES • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Energy-e‹cient lighting NOTABLE ACHIEVEMENT Echo is reducing its environmental footprint by identifying energy e‹ciencies within its facilities, leveraging renewable energy, and participating in conservation projects including single- sort recycling in its o‹ces; e-recycling, with the goal of recycling all electronic devices; procuring Energy Star electronic devices; and paperless invoicing.


Estes has acquired more than 190 renewable natural gas tractors and continues to expand its fleet of alternative fuel vehicles. It built solar- powered systems in four of its terminals, and has plans to begin installation on four additional solar-powered systems in 2022. strategies to reduce, reuse, and recycle in its day-to-day logistics. Estes reduces emissions by using newer equipment and through route optimization. GREEN INITIATIVES Estes continues to grow its fleet of electric forklifts and implement • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions • Use alternative fuels or energy sources • Reuse/recycling program • Reduce energy usage • Solar panels • Carbon-capture technology


enVista fosters sustainability across labor, inventory, transportation, and network design. enVista completed a project designing and optimizing a $300+ million retailer’s supply chain network and inventory management strategy. It implemented tools to maintain inventory and ship from stores, eliminating the need for costly DC operations and saving an average of $4.1 million per year. enVista optimizes less-than-truckload and truckload freight, and models private fleets. Its analysis and

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